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Shower sump holding tank by-pass ????

Boat is a 78 Tayana 37, Shower is forward on port side, right now, the shower pan drains to a holding tank and once it full ( couple days ) ya flip a switch @ the panel and pump it OB

Question is, why can't the shower pan be plumbed directly to the bilge, by-passing the need for the holding tank & sump pump.

What an I not taking into consideration by doing this

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Soap scum, hair, and other shower slime in the bilge? No thanks. That's a recipe for clogs and smells. The shower pan confines the slime and is easy to clean.

If you're trying to get rid of a shower holding tank, you could just pump overboard from the shower sump. Otherwise I don't see any reason to change the current set up. (If you have an urge to do plumbing work on a boat, mine needs plenty of help!)

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(If you have an urge to do plumbing work on a boat, mine needs plenty of help!)

Be right there, right after I replace the sump pump I was trying to avoid replacing

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I agree with WR...especially if you have keel bolts or any thing like that in your bilge..Mine is rigged with a separate small bilge pump and flote inside a plastic battrie box that has been plumbed with two inlets one from the forward head and one from the aft.and then of course the discharge line with a check valve to a above waterline through hull.. Its an easy matter to clean , disinfect, deodorize,clean and or dry this small box. My bilge stays clean and dryer.
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Yeah, I gotta agree with ya both, I was being lazy, hate to do something 1/2 assed after doing the blackwater side so cleanly


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If you agree with them...why were you trying to get support for doing a half-assed job of it???


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Yeah, I gotta agree with ya both, I was being lazy, hate to do something 1/2 assed after doing the blackwater side so cleanly


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